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Jean Casse dit St. Aubin

Male 1659 - 1759  (100 years)


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  • Name Jean Casse dit St. Aubin 
    Born 1659  St.Aubin, Diocese of Bordeaux, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Feb 1759  Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I03909  Tombeau Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2010 

    Father Guillaume Casse,   b. St Aubin, diocese of Bordeaux, FrRance Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ann Grenier,   b. 1637,   d. 1659  (Age 22 years) 
    Married Bordeaux Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marie Louise Gaultier,   b. 29 Sep 1678, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1768, Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 7 Feb 1707  Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Marie Anne Casse dit St. Aubin,   b. 6 Oct 1710, Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1789, Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Family ID F1448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Voyageur Contracts for Jean Casse dit St. Aubin
    Voyageur Contracts for Jean Casse dit St. Aubin
    From Montreal Notarial Records

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    Voyageur Contracts for Jean Casse dit St. Aubin
    Voyageur Contracts for Jean Casse dit St. Aubin
    From Montreal Notarial Records

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    Histories
    Biography of Jean Casse dit St. Aubin
    Biography of Jean Casse dit St. Aubin
    Biography Jean Casse dit St. Aubin page 2
    Biography Jean Casse dit St. Aubin page 2

  • Notes 
    • The following Time line of events in the lifetime of Jean Casse dit St. Aubin was developed through the rsearches of Marjorie Eyre (EyreM@state.gov) in 2010 to assist her in writing an historical novel on the life of Jean Casse dit St. Aubin.

      Book Timeline Notes
      BIRTH
      1649, 1659, 1665, 1667, OR 1668 Jean Casse dit St. Aubin born in St. Aubin, arch Bourdeaux, Guyenne (auj. St.-Aubin-de-Blaye, Gironde); or St. Aubin ds Landes, ar de Vitre, or Gascogne; son of Guillaume LaCasse and Anne Grenier
      1668 (8 Jan) Marriage contract of Anne Giraud and Vivien Jean
      1669 Mathurin Gauthier and Anne Giraud (unofficial King’s Daughter) arrive on the Pot de Buerre in Quebec; she cancels marriage contract to Vivien Jean
      1669 (16 Jul) marriage of Mathurin Gauthier and Anne Giraud in Quebec
      1670 (15 Jun) Jeanne Gauthier born in Quebec, daughter of Mathurin Gauthier and Anne Giraud
      1671 (15 Nov) Jean Gauthier born in Quebec, son of Mathurin Gauthier and Anne Giraud
      1673 (23 Mar) Anne Gauthier born in Quebec, daughter of Mathurin Gauthier and Anne Giraud
      1678 (29 Sep) Marie Louise Gautier born in Quebec, daughter of Mathurin Gauthier and Anne Trolleau Giraud (Marie Anne Giraud dit Trolleau)
      1682 (24 Jan) Jacques Gauthier born in Quebec, son of Mathurin Gauthier and Anne Giraud
      1683 (10 May) Charles Gauthier born in Quebec, son of Mathurin Gauthier and Anne Giraud
      1685 (Oct) Louis XIV renounces Edict of Nantes
      1687 Jean Casse listed in Hotel Dieu Quebec per Langlois book
      1687 Late in year Company D’Aloigny sent to Fort Saint-Francois on Saint-Laurent to surprise Indians pillaging the harvests
      1688 (5 Apr) Jean Gauthier engagement with Pierre Martel BAnQ
      1689 (14 Nov) Jean Casse listed in patient’s register Hotel Dieu in Quebec age 21 (what was injury?)[AMHDQ per Society Gen/Gisele Monarque from Lessard]
      1689 (1 Dec) Jean Casse listed in patient’s register Hotel Dieu in Quebec age 21 as leaving? [AMHDQ per Society Gen/Gisele Monarque from Lessard]
      1690 (21 May) Phipps attacks inhabitants of Port Royal
      1690 St. Aubin warns Frontenac (see letter 1693) BAnQ
      1690 (16 Oct -22 Oct) Phipps attacks Quebec
      1691 Plaque of caterpillars destroys crops in Quebec
      1692 (10 Jan) Jean Casse witnesses marriage of Louis Guay and Suzanne Samson in Pointe-de-Levy (Lauzon)[according to PRDH; need to check original record for proof]+
      1695 Company D’Aloigny sent again to Fort Saint Francois to surprise Indians pillaging harvests (http://www.leveille.net/roots/suzanne6-8.htm)
      1696 (17 Jun) Jeanne Gauthier marries Etienne Chevalier (son of Rene Chevalier and Isabelle Pescheny) in Quebec.
      1697 Etienne Chevalier dies husband to Jeanne Gauthier
      1699 (11 Aug) Anne Gauthier marries Jean Loiseau in Quebec
      1699 (28 Jan) Jean Gauthier marries Francoise Brossard in La Rochelle [find evidence; look for indication of his move to France? Never returns?]
      1700 (16 May) Jean Casse dit St. Aubin attends Baptism in Montreal as Godfather to Marie Viger, daughter of Jacques Viger (31 May 1701 1st convey to Detroit) and Marie Caesar (Find record? Is it reasonable to think his son Jacques was named after Viger? Was Viger Godfather to Jacques Casse?)+
      1700 (20 Jun) concession of property on Isle of Jesu for Jean Casse dit St. Aubin see BAnQ
      1700 (5 Sept) Jean Casse dit St. Aubin in Montreal witness to marriage of Pierre Bardet dit Lapierre and Francoise Hachin (widow of Pierre Girardeau)[Find record? This was not the St. Pierre Godfather was it?]+
      1701 Company D’Aloigny in Montreal strong assumption for Great Peace of Montreal participation
      1701 Antoine De Lamothe Cadillac arrives at Fort Pontchartrain (St. Aubin probably not with him)
      1702 (27 Jan) Louise Gauthier contract to marry Pierre Millet [or is this cancellation] (Bellefonds, BAnQ)
      1703 (27 Jul) St. Aubin listed in Hospital Dieu (Quebec), age 38? Per AMHDQ/Lesserd
      1703 (12 Dec) St. Aubin listed in Hospital Dieu (Quebec), age 33? Per AMHDQ/Lesserd
      1705 (28 Feb) Jean Baptiste is born in Quebec; baptized 1 Mar 1705 [Find record? Conflicts with Dennison: 1 Mar 1708—any other records showing ages to dispute? Age on marriage record?]+
      1706 (9 Jun) Jean Casse in Montreal witness to marriage of Antoine Dupuis dit Beauregard (went to Detroit) and Marie-Anne Marandeau/Maranda+ (PRDH)
      1706 (12 Jun) Jean Casse in Montreal witness to marriage of Andre Bombardier dit Passepartout (went to Detroit) and Marie Dumets/Demers+
      1706 (26 Dec) Noel-Etienne is born in Quebec; baptized same day [Find record? Conflicts with Dennison: Dec 1713 any other records showing ages to dispute? Age on marriage record?]+
      1707 (7 Feb) Jean Casse dit St. Aubin marries Marie Louise Gauthier at Notre Dame in Quebec (witnesses: Leonard Crequi and Francois Reiche) ; p. 131 article says 7 Feb 1701 “at Quebec, at the marriage of … two children were placed under the veil” [Find record? assuming 1701 date was a typo?]+ PHRD
      1707 (? Feb) Anne Giraud dies in Quebec (~2 weeks after Marie marries)
      1707 (11 Apr) Jean Casse dit St. Aubin and wife Marie Louise arrive in Detroit along with friend Pierre Duroy (Burton); Antoine Adhemar contract (11 Apr 1707) association established between Antoine Carriere, Froncois Picard, Pierre Duroy dit Deslauriers to go to Detroit with specified merchandise and two passengers (3?): Jean Casse dit St. Aubin, Marie-Marthe Forestier, the wife of another soldier, Francois Chalut dit Chanteloup [Find record? Why isn’t Marie Louise Gautier mentioned if she supposedly went with Jean?]+; held lot #46 Detroit (Dennison)
      1708 (10 Mar) Jean Casse dit St. Aubin given contract for land grant on Rencontre Street within Fort Pontchartrain; pays town rent in Detroit of 50 sols and 10 livres (another source); lot sold to Zacharie Plante (no date given)+ Jean Casse dit St. Aubin acquires lot with a 22 ft. front and 25 ft deep from Cadillac for 32 sols and 10 livres for other rights (another source) ; [first mentioned in Detroit per Lina Gouger/Lesserd]
      1708 (20 Mar) Jean Casse listed as owning property next to Toussaint Dardennes on St. Louis Street.+
      1708 (1 Mar) son Jean Baptiste Casse dit St. Aubin is born [Detroit or Quebec?] (Dennison) [or born 1705 (28 Feb) Quebec; baptized 1705 (1 Mar) in Quebec—unknown source].
      1708 (16 Jul) Jean Casse and Marie Louise at baptism of Marie Louise Bizeau in Montreal (per email Lavoie)
      1708 (5 Sept) Obligation by St. Aubin and Louise Gautier to Pierre Trottier dit Desauniers, merchant of villemarie BAnQ [notary M. Lepailleur]
      1709 (2 May) son Pierre Casse dit St. Aubin born (Dennison); and baptized same day in Detroit with Pierre Fayolet as Godfather.
      1710 (23 May) Census in Detroit, St. Aubin noted ANOM
      1710 (7 Jun) Jean Casse agrees to pay for Priest in Detroit
      1710 (10 Jun) Jean Casse listed as habitant and soldier of Detroit in Census+
      1710 (5 Oct) daughter Marie Anne (Louise) Casse dit St. Aubin born in evening at Detroit; baptism 6 Oct
      1710 Jean Casse retires from military life and becomes a trader.
      1711 (9 Oct) Mathurin Gauthier dies in Quebec, Canada
      1711 (3 Dec) Jeanne Gauthier dies in Quebec (?)
      1712 (1 Apr) son Gabriel Casse dit St. Aubin born in Detroit, MI; baptized same day
      1713 (10 Feb) Deposition of exchange of propoert in return for a property situation on Rencontre St. between Jean Labatut dit Champagne and Jean Casse with consent of Cadillac. (Act written March 27 1709. BAnQ, Source M620-1414-1246
      1713 (29 Sept) Jean Casse dit St. Aubin makes contract in Montreal to carry trade to Detroit from Montreal with Pierre St. Yves (NR Adhemar; M76, pp. 727-728, Vol 2 per Patrick Tombeau, and BAnQ; Source M620-1414-1159)
      1713 (30 Sept) Montreal: Obligation by St. Aubin to Jacques Charbonier, merchant of the city of Villemarie BAnQ [Adhemar]
      1713 (30 Sept) Obligation by St. Aubin to Pierre Trottier dit Desauniers, merchange of villemarie, BAnQ [Adhemar]
      1713 (2 Oct) Montreal Deposit o exchange homes from 1709 (27 Mar) BAnQ [Adhemar]
      1713 (26 Dec) son Noel Etienne Casse dit St. Aubin is born (or born 1706 (26 Dec) Quebec; baptized 1706 (26 Dec) in Quebec).
      1715 (9 Jan) Permission by Ignace Gamelin, merchant burgers of villemarie as attorney for Chales Sabrevois, captain of company of soldiers of Marine detachment to Francois Picard and St. Aubin. [BAnQ]
      1715 (23 Jun) son Charles Casse dit St. Aubin born in Detroit, MI; baptized same day
      1715 (30 Aug) Obligation by St. Aubin to Rene Chorel de St. Romaine, merchant of villemarie, BAnQ [Adhemar]
      1715 (1 Sept) Jean Casse dit St. Aubin makes contract in Montreal to carry trade to Detroit from Montreal with Francois Picard (NR Adhemar; M76, pp. 913-914, Vol 3 per Patrick Tombeau, BAnQ) [Adhemar]
      1716 (6 Oct) daughter Agathe Casse dit St. Aubin is born In Detroit, MI; baptized same day
      1717 (10 May) transport Jeanne Gauthier BAnQ (? )
      1718 son Jacques (James) Casse dit St. Aubin is born (not in Detroit record perhaps in Quebec? Montreal?)
      1718 (3 Aug) Marie Louise Gautier signed baptismal records of Hurons; specifically, Marguerite daughter of Joseph Nontazakin (sic) and Helene Hininquesche+
      1720 (25 Dec) daughter Catherine Casse dit St. Aubin is born in Detroit, MI; baptized same day
      1721 Jean Casse listed as living on Ste. Anne Street next to Nicolas Millet.+
      1724 (15 Jul) Jean Casse dit St. Aubin obtains grant for land for farm 4 x 40 from French government, private claim No. 38 (later called Moras or Wessen Farm)
      1726 (27 Oct) daughter Marie Anne Louise Casse dit St. Aubin marries Charles Chauvin [b.1702 (4 Nov) Quebec] at St. Anne in Detroit, MI
      1731 (31 Jul) son Jean Baptiste Casse dit St. Aubin marries Marie Madeleine Helen Pruneau (daughter of Jean Pruneau and Suzanne Belanger) at St. Anne in Detroit, MI
      1733 Small Pox plague in Fort Pontchartrain
      1733 (25 Feb) son Jean Baptiste Casse dit St. Aubin dies of Small Pox epidemic
      1734 (16 Jun) Charles Chauvin land grant, husband of Marie Anne Casse
      1735 (13 Feb) Marriage contract between Pierre St. Aubin (living in Montreal) and Margarite Fourneau. [BAnQ,]
      1735 (14 Feb) son Pierre Casse dit St. Aubin marries Marguerite Fourneau Brindamour in Montreal, Canada
      1737[34?] (4 Sept) daughter Agathe Casse dit St. Aubin marries Nicholas Campeau dit Niagara [b. 1710 (Jul) Portage of Niagara] at St. Anne in Detroit, MI
      1738 [31?] (16 Feb) son Noel Casse dit St. Aubin marries Suzanne Esteve (Stebre) dit LaJeunesse (daughter of Pierre Esteve dit LaJeunesse and Madeline Frappier) at St. Anne in Detroit, MI
      1741 (15 Jan) son Charles Casse dit St. Aubin marries Marie Theresa Esteve dit LaJeunesse at St. Anne in Detroit, MI
      1742 (22 Jan) daughter Theresa Catherine Casse dit St. Aubin marries Claude Campeau [b. 1715 (25 Aug) Montreal] at St. Anne in Detroit, MI
      1745 (27 Dec) son James (Jacques) Casse dit St. Aubin marries Catherine Jean dit Vien
      1747 (20 Apr) Jean Casse dit St. Aubin and wife Marie Louise Gauthier deed homestead to Gabriel Casse with promise to support them.
      1748 (17 Apr) daughter-in-law Marie Theresa dit LaJeaunesse dies, wife of Charles Casse dit St. Aubin
      1749 (20 Apr) Donation of lands to Gabriel Casse by St. Aubin (document drafted by notary Navarre) BAnQ [Adhemar]
      1750 (5 Oct) son Charles Casse dit St. Aubin marries a second time to Marie Joseph Metay [1731]
      1756 (16 Dec) son-in-law Nicolas Campeau dit Niagara dies in Detroit, MI; husband of Agathe Casse dit St. Aubin
      1759 (26 Feb) Jean Casse dit St. Aubin dies St. Anne in Detroit; buried in Ste. Anne Church on 27 Feb (signed by Charles Chauvin, Pierre Forville, and Recollect F. Simple Bocquet)+
      1768 (24 Apr) wife Marie Louise Gauthier dies in Detroit, MI; buried in Ste. Anne Church on 26 Apr+
      1768 (26 Apr) wife Marie Louise Gauthier buried at St. Anne in Detroit
      1769 (29 Dec) Deposition of multiple concessions outside boundary of Quebec belonging to Charles Chauvin, ….several Detroit people..and Gabriel and Jacques.
      1771 (11 Jun) Sale of land by Charles Chauvin and Marie-Anne Casse to Jean-Baptiste Cardinal. [Source Microfilm 3315, folio 252, Drouin]
      1772 (17 Aug) son in law Charles Chauvin dies; husband to Marie Anne Casse
      1772 (1 Jan) Transfer of land by Charles Chauvin and Marie Anne Casse to Jean Rivar from Detroit (signed by Philippe Dejean notary; Source: Microfilm 3315, folio 279, Drouin)
      1775 (11 Jan) son Gabriel Casse dit St. Aubin conveys part of farm to Nicolas Antoine Moras for 2500 livres (who bought Charles Chauvin’s share on 14 Apr 1779; previously had sold part of his farm to Charles Chauvin)
      1775 Pierre’s son, Louis marries Angelique Chevalier (daughter of Jean Baptist Chevalier and Francoise LaVoine of MacKinaw), son of Francois born 1775 resided at St. Aubin farm.
      1776 (2 Mar) son Gabriel Casse dit St. Aubin dies from wound received while repairing his windmill (a popular grist mill of the settlers in Detroit at Grand Marais.
      1784 Francois marries Baseline Campeau (daughter of Jean Baptist Campeau) instead of Robertjeanne mother of ancestor
      1787 (31 May) son in law Claude Campau dies in Detroit; husband of Catherine Casse
      1789 (17 Jan) daughter Marie Anne Casse dit St. Aubin dies at Detroit, MI
      1794 son Pierre Casse dit St. Aubin dies in Detroit, MI
      1797 (13 Oct) son Noel Casse dit St. Aubin dies
      1801 (24 Mar) son Charles Casse dit St. Aubin dies at Assumption-Sandwich (he had partnered with Gabriel in grist mill)
      1804 (11 Oct) son Jacques (James) Casse dit St. Aubin dies at Detroit, MI
      1805 (7 Mar) daughter Catherine Casse dit St. Aubin dies
      1808 (12 May) daughter Agatha Casse dit St. Aubin dies